Are We Watching? ‘Black Dynamite’ – Blaxploitation Animated Series Premieres
Last night, the hilarious series of Black Dynamite premiered on Cartoon Network. The main character is played by original Black Dynamite lead Michael Jai White, and former movie cast members Byron Minns, Kym Whitley and Tommy Davidson.
If you’re not familiar with the Black Dynamite movie released in 2009, it is a spoof of 70s blaxploitation films. In the film, in which former CIA agent Black Dynamite must avenge his brother’s death while cleaning the streets of a new drug that is ravaging the community, had a trailer and funding even before a script was written. The cartoon has been in the works and teased audience members through short promos since last year.
If you didn’t catch the season premiere, check out the trailer below-